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haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
acknowledge - recognize; admit
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue